Because they are nothing if not right-wing parrots, babalu posted the story on Tuesday with the ominous title "Economic Warfare."
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Yesterday, we learned that the story was pure fiction.
Silver explained, “It turns out that all car dealers are, in fact, overwhelmingly more likely to donate to Republicans than to Democrats — not just those who are having their doors closed.” In all, Silver found that “88 percent of the contributions from car dealers went to Republican candidates and just 12 percent to Democratic candidates,” while, the list of Chrysler dealerships being closed “gave 92 percent of their money to Republicans — not really a significant difference.”
False and misleading information tagged up with an attention-grabbing headline. It's the recipe the National Enquirer has been using for years.